Jan 8, 2014 |
Painting your home will improve its real estate curb appeal, but if you don’t know what color to paint, or what finish to look for, choosing the right paint and color scheme for your home painting project is not necessarily an easy job, but if you follow a few key points, you can be on your way to rolling on the paint in no time.
Using a Color Wheel
If you look at a color wheel, any color that is directly across from one color is its complementary color. Using complementary colors adds drama...
Jan 6, 2014 |
The Grand Rapids Art Museum, should be first on your SUMMER TO-DO list, as the exhibit: “Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” will remain on display now until August 24. The modernistic display showcases works from fifty notable designers and architects that are represented by twenty Michigan-based businesses, schools, and other institutions. The exhibit features many examples of watercraft designs, automobiles, furniture, and office designs, from the turn of the twentieth century....
Dec 30, 2013 | General
Are you tired of paying rent? Have you been dreaming of owning your own home? Owning your own home is very possible for first time buyers in the Grand Rapids area and it’s not as difficult as you may think. It’s a distinct possibility that you may be able to buy a home in the Grand Rapids area and make a monthly mortgage payment as the same amount as your rent. Why pay rent on someone else’s home when you can make payments on your very own home and make an investment in your future? With the...
Dec 22, 2013 | General
It’s a frustrating time for anyone looking to buy a home in the Grand Rapids housing market. Real Estate for sale in the Grand Rapids and surrounding areas have hit an all time low. All over Michigan, Agents and buyers are struggling to find that perfect home. Grand Rapids real estate remains a hot commodity considering the growing population, jobs and interest rates remaining low. The only problem is that there aren’t enough homes for sale to meet the demand of buyers. This is great news for...
Dec 21, 2013 | General
When moving to a new city such as Cascade Township, MI there are a few things to keep in mind. For newer families with children, a good daycare facility is most likely high up on that list. Choosing the right day care isn’t always easy when you are moving to an unfamiliar city and not really sure what area you want to call home. The Goddard School located in Cascade Township is the perfect spot when it comes comes to early child development. One of the top ranked child development centers in...
Nov 14, 2013 | General
Forest Hills is a small, unincorporated area of Kent County. The school district is ranked among the top in the state! Almost half of Forest Hill homes have children, making this community a great environment for families.
Forest Hills Northern High School ranked 36 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools for the 2012–2013 school year! Last year, students at Northern achieved a combined score of 129 on the Michigan Merit Exam. Northern has great opportunities for students in sports, the arts, and...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at to move to Forest Hills, Central High School is a great school to consider before signing on a property. Ranked at the 92nd percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Central High School ranked 24 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Last year, students at Central reached a combined score of 135 on the Michigan Merit Exam. Central has great opportunities for students in sports, the arts, and technology.
Originally built in 1958 with an...
Nov 8, 2013 | Communities
If you are looking at Forest Hills, Eastern High School is one worth looking at. Ranked at the 97th percentile for academic achievement, Forest Hills Eastern High School ranked 27 out of Michigan’s 814 high schools in the 2012–2013 school year! Eastern offers students great opportunities in sports, the arts, and technology.
With less than 1,000 students enrolled in grades 9–12, Forest Hills Eastern High School boasts a student to teacher ratio of 19.4. Forest Hills Eastern High School also...
Oct 29, 2013 | General
Anyone that’s looking for a home in the East Grand Rapids area can rest assured that there are many opportunities to enjoy fine dining, one of those would be a well-know restaurant that has been serving the people in the area for years. Rose’s restaurant in East Grand Rapids offers a unique menu with Casual American foods along with dishes that have a Mediterranean and Italian influence. In 1901 German born James Rose opened the doors to Rose’s in Ramona Park. The beautiful white beaches of...
Oct 29, 2013 | Communities
With a total of five schools, East Grand Rapids Schools are among the best in the state of Michigan. There are three primary schools, a middle school and a high school for a total of about 3,000 children attending all the schools. The Breton Downs Elementary School has 424 children has earned a high rating among similar schools. A good feature about living in Michigan is that a child who lives in the state can go to any school in his school district, if it has been deemed that the school in his...

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